Miller 'kicking himself' after double Le Mans MotoGP DNF - Motor Informed

Miller ‘kicking himself’ after double Le Mans MotoGP DNF

Miller tumbled out of the dash race at Le Mans final weekend and was combating for the highest six having led briefly within the grand prix when he crashed at Flip four.

It has seen the Australian slip 45 factors again within the championship standings, with Miller “kicking myself” for not capitalising on unhealthy days for quite a few title contenders within the grand prix.

“Only a weekend of errors from my behalf, which isn’t adequate,” Miller stated when requested by if dropping factors or hindering his KTM adaptation by way of his crashes pissed off him extra.

“I apologised to the crew and everybody for that, and we’ll attempt to be higher in Mugello.

“We’re nonetheless 45 factors again, we’re not that far again from the lead.

“And on a day when Pecco scored zero, and a few different guys too, it might have been a very good day for factors and we didn’t take any.

“So, I’m kicking myself for that.”

Jack Miller, Red Bull KTM Factory Racing

Jack Miller, Purple Bull KTM Manufacturing unit Racing

Photograph by: Marc Fleury

Miller’s dash race crash was right down to him working the medium entrance tyre and never feeling assured sufficient on it, whereas his Sunday spill got here as he took an excessive amount of kerb at exiting the Dunlop chicane.

“Not the weekend we wished, however it’s what we bought dealt,” he added.

“I used to be attempting actually laborious, I led just a few laps there within the race, form of sat at my tempo.

“I didn’t have the best of emotions on the left rear. I used to be simply actually attempting to nurse the left a part of the tyre particularly in the direction of the top. Type of caught round my tempo, however when [Marco] Bezzecchi got here previous he had clearly extra pace than me – he simply rode away from me.

“I didn’t really feel comfy spinning it up that a lot.

“I began pushing with seven to go, I simply set my greatest lap after which, like a f**king fool, I simply lower the kerb at Flip four a bit an excessive amount of and it was over.

“I simply modified course just a little bit too aggressive, lower an excessive amount of the kerb and he or she went away. There wasn’t a lot I might do with it.

“I attempted to hold onto the bike, and ended up getting s**t-whipped.”

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